Archive for the ‘War’ Category

Act of Valor

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller, War

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 110 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: The only easy day was yesterday.

 

Cast: Alexander Asefa … Christo's Thug
Jeffrey Barnachea … Recruit
Kenny Calderon … Christo's Thug
Raul Canizales II … Cartel & Mexican SOF
Drea Castro … Recruit
Sam Cespedes … Christo's Thug
Jimmy Chhiu … Recruit
Charles Chiyangwa … Somalian
Antoni Corone … Yacht Henchman #1
Jason Cottle … Abu Shabal
Jesse Cotton … Somalian
Craig H. Davidson … Recruit
Juan Diaz … Cartel & Mexican SOF
Aurelius DiBarsanti … Recruit
Pedro Sergio Escobedo … Cartel & Mexican SOF

 

Plot: An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home. Each time they accomplish their mission… Written by Relativity Media   Plot Keywords: Seal  Terrorist  CIA  Navy Seal  Valor   See »

Red Tails

Friday, January 20th, 2012

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 125 min

Languages: English | Italian | German

Director: Anthony Hemingway

Tagline: High-Octane Action and Daring Dogfights!

 

Writers: John Ridley (story), John Ridley (screenplay)

 

Cast: Terrence Howard … Colonel A.J. Bullard
Nate Parker … Marty 'Easy' Julian
Tristan Wilds … Ray 'Junior' Gannon
Elijah Kelley … Samuel 'Joker' George
Leslie Odom Jr. … Declan 'Winky' Hall
Kevin Phillips … Leon 'Neon' Edwards
Method Man … Sticks (as Cliff Smith)
Lee Tergesen … Colonel Jack Tomilson
Daniela Ruah … Sofia
Matthew Marsh … Brigadier General Hauser
Barnaby Kay … Commanding General Westlake
Josh Dallas … Ryan (as Joshua Dallas)
Michael Lindley … Kellison
Okezie Morro … Jammer
Aml Ameen … Bag 'O Bones

 

Plot: A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard. Add Full Plot Plot Keywords: African American  Arrest  Color In Title  U.S. Military  Punched In The Face   See »

In the Land of Blood and Honey

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, Romance, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 127 min

Languages: Bosnian | Serbian

Director: Angelina Jolie

Tagline:

 

Cast: Rade Serbedzija … Nebojsa
Zana Marjanovic … Ajla
Goran Kostic … Danijel
Nikola Djuricko … Darko
Branko Djuric … Aleksandar
Dzana Pinjo … Nadja
Goran Jevtic … Mitar
Alma Terzic … Hana
Milos Timotijevic … Durja
Dolya Gavanski … Maida
Boris Ler … Tarik
Fedja Stukan … Petar
Ermin Bravo … Mehmet
Jasna Beri … Mejrema
Margaréta Szabó

 

Plot: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed. Add Full Plot Plot Keywords: Bosnian War  Soldier  Revenge  Interracial Romance  Exit Through Window   See »

War Horse

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 146 min

Languages: English | German (some dialogue)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Tagline: Separated by war. Tested by battle. Bound by friendship.

 

Writers: Lee Hall (screenplay), Richard Curtis (screenplay)

 

Cast: Jeremy Irvine … Albert Narracott
Peter Mullan … Ted Narracott
Emily Watson … Rose Narracott
Niels Arestrup … Grandfather
David Thewlis … Lyons
Tom Hiddleston … Captain Nicholls
Benedict Cumberbatch … Maj. Jamie Stewart
Celine Buckens … Emilie
Toby Kebbell … Geordie Soldier
Patrick Kennedy … Lt. Charlier Waverly
Leonard Carow … Michael
David Kross … Gunther
Matt Milne … Andrew Easton
Robert Emms … David Lyons
Eddie Marsan … Sgt. Fry

 

Plot: Dartmoor,1914: To his wife's dismay farmer Narracott buys a thoroughbred horse rather than a plough animal, but when his teenaged son Albert trains the horse and calls him Joey, the two becoming inseparable. When his harvest fails, the farmer has to sell Joey to the British cavalry and he is shipped to France where, after a disastrous offensive he is captured by the Germans and changes hands twice before he is found, caught in the barbed wire in No Man's Land four years later and freed. He is returned behind British lines where Albert, now a private, has been temporarily blinded by gas, but still recognizes his beloved Joey. However, as the Armistice is declared Joey is set to be auctioned off. After all they have been through will Albert and Joey return home together? Written by don @ minifie-1   Plot Keywords: Horse  Cavalry  British  Barbed Wire  France   See »

In Darkness

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: Poland | Germany | Canada

Runtime:

Languages: Polish | Ukrainian | Yiddish | German

Director: Agnieszka Holland

Tagline:

 

Writers: Robert Marshall (book), David F. Shamoon

 

Cast: Robert Wieckiewicz … Leopold Socha
Benno Fürmann … Mundek Margulies
Agnieszka Grochowska … Klara Keller
Maria Schrader … Paulina Chiger
Herbert Knaup … Ignacy Chiger
Marcin Bosak … Yanek Grossmann
Krzysztof Skonieczny … Stefek Wroblewski
Milla Bankowicz … Krystyna Chiger
Oliwer Stanczak … Pawel Chiger
Kinga Preis … Wanda Socha
Weronika Rosati … Woman with child
Alexandre Levit … Kovalev
Frank-Michael Köbe … Wilhaus
Joachim Paul Assböck … Nowak Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maja Bohosiewicz … Girl

 

Plot: IN DARKNESS tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his own good, the thief and burglar hides Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied town of Lvov (former Poland). Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Jewish  Refugee  Sewer  Thief  Genocide   See »

The Front Line

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: South Korea

Runtime: 133 min

Languages: Korean | English

Director: Hun Jang

Tagline:

 

Cast: Ha-kyun Shin … Kang Eun-pyo
Soo Go … Kim Soo-hyeok
Seung-su Ryu … Oh Gi-yeong
Chang-Seok Ko … Yang Hyo-sam
Je-hoon Lee … Shin Il-Young
Jin-woong Jo
In-gi Jeong
Seung-yong Ryoo … Hyeon Jeong-yoon
Ok-bin Kim … Cha Tae-kyeong
Yeong-seo Park
Seo Joon-Yeol … Tobacco soldier
Seung-min Woo
Min Choi … Antiaircraft Army officer
Jo Min-ho … 2P radio soldier
Rok-kyeong Kim … Supplemental soldier

 

Plot: Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo… Written by Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia   Add Synopsis Genres: Drama  War

The Broken Tower

Monday, June 20th, 2011

All Genres:
Biography, Drama, History, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: James Franco

Tagline: The Truth is Indecent.

 

Writers: James Franco (screenplay), Paul L. Mariani (biography)

 

Cast: James Franco … Hart Crane
Michael Shannon … Emile
Stacey Miller … Peggy Cowley
Vince Jolivette
Betsy Franco … Grace Crane
Dave Franco … Young Hart Crane
David Rothstadt … Poetry Reading Attendant
David Gerson … Drunken cafe attendant Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dylan Goodwin … Young Truck Driver
Sean Patrick Murray … Movie Theater Attendant

 

Plot: A look at the dreams, unapologetic love of men , manic highs and depressive, death-haunted lows of early 20th century rebellious, self-destructive visionary poet Hart Crane from his early years as the son of a wealthy Cleveland businessman through his sojourns in New York, Cuba and Paris. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Poet  Suicide  Gay Man Has Sex With A Woman  Intertitle  Oral Sex In Car   See »

There Be Dragons

Friday, March 25th, 2011

All Genres:
Biography, Drama, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | Argentina | Spain

Runtime: 122 min

Languages: English

Director: Roland Joffé

Tagline: An epic portrayal of Faith, Forgiveness and Redemption.

 

Cast: Charlie Cox … Josemaria
Wes Bentley … Manolo
Dougray Scott … Roberto Torres
Rodrigo Santoro … Oriol
Olga Kurylenko … Ildiko
Jordi Mollà … Don José (as Jordi Mollá)
Derek Jacobi … Honorio Soto
Golshifteh Farahani … Leila
Rusty Lemorande … Father Lazaro
Geraldine Chaplin … Abileyza
Unax Ugalde … Pedro Casciano
Ana Torrent … Doña Dolores
Charles Dance … Monsignor Solano
Lily Cole … Aline
Alejandro Casaseca … Jaime Torres

 

Plot: A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relationship from childhood through the horrors of the Spanish Civil War unveils a compelling drama filled with passion, betrayal, love and religion. An action packed story set during a murderous time in history that ultimately serves the present by revealing the importance and timeless power of forgiveness. Written by Anonymous   Plot Keywords: Spanish Civil War  Forgiveness  Saint  Dying  Starts With Narration   See »

Sarah's Key

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama, War

Release Year: 2010

Country: France

Runtime: 111 min

Languages: French | English | Italian (some dialogue) | German (some dialogue) | Yiddish (some dialogue)

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Tagline: Uncover the mystery

 

Writers: Gilles Paquet-Brenner (screenplay), Serge Joncour (screenplay)

 

Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas … Julia Jarmond
Mélusine Mayance … Sarah Starzynski
Niels Arestrup … Jules Dufaure
Frédéric Pierrot … Bertrand Tezac
Michel Duchaussoy … Édouard Tezac
Dominique Frot … Geneviève Dufaure
Natasha Mashkevich … Mme Starzynski
Gisèle Casadesus … Mamé
Aidan Quinn … William Rainsferd
Sarah Ber … Rachel
Arben Bajraktaraj … M. Starzynski
Karina Hin … Zoé
James Gerard … Mike Bambers
Joseph Rezwin … Joshua (as Joe Rezwin)
Kate Moran … Alexandra

 

Plot: One of the darkest moments in French history occurred in 1942 Paris when French officials rounded up over 10,000 Jews and placed them in local camps. Eventually over 8,000 were sent off to German concentration camps. As 10-year old Sarah and her family are being arrested, she hides her younger brother in a closet. After realizing she will not be allowed to go home, Sarah does whatever she can to get back to her brother. In 2009, a journalist named Julia is on assignment to write a story on the deported Jews in 1942. When she moves into her father-in-law's childhood apartment, she realizes it once belonged to the Strazynski family, and their daughter Sarah. Written by Jeff Mellinger   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Holocaust  World War Two  German Occupation Of France  World War Two In France  Holocaust Survivor

Incendies

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama, Mystery, War

Release Year: 2010

Country: Canada | France

Runtime: 130 min

Languages: French | Arabic | English

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Tagline: The search began at the opening of their mother's will.

 

Writers: Denis Villeneuve, Wajdi Mouawad (play)

 

Cast: Mustafa Kamel … Barbier de la Milice / Officer Milice Chrétienne
Hussein Sami … Nihad (5ans)
Rémy Girard … Notaire Jean Lebel
Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin … Jeanne Marwan
Maxim Gaudette … Simon Marwan
Dominique Briand … Prodessor Niv Cohen
Lubna Azabal … Nawal Marwan
Frédéric Paquet … Médecin a l'urgence
Hamed Najem … Wahab
Ahmad Massad … Bassem Marwan
Bader Alami … Nicolas Marwan
Majida Hussein … Grand-mére de Nawal
Asriah Nijres … Sage-Femme
John Dunn-Hill … Professeur Saïd Haidar
Nadia Essadiqi … Secrétaire Université

 

Plot: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love. Written by Mylène Chollet   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Middle East  Twin  Notary  Mathematician  Past Life   See »